The Budget for Baby program is operated entirely by Volunteers, is designed to serve new, or prospective, parents who want to learn about the impact that a new baby can have on the financial situation of the family. Clients learn about variations in pay and increased expenses, common consumer pressures targeted to new parents, and entitlements available through both government and private sources.
The Layette is given to any eligible recipient who attends a Budget for Baby workshop or receives individual counseling. It consists of a coordinated set of bedding and clothing, a baby book, and a handmade gift from a Society volunteer, packed in an environmentally sensitive tote. To receive a layette, eligible clients should contact the NMCRS office closest to their duty station or residence to register for our "Budget For Baby" class or make an appointment to see a caseworker. This service is available at all NMCRS locations.
This page last updated on April 13, 2010